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Description of an eye barotrauma in scuba diving with clinical discussion

  • Articles in non-SCI journals - international
  • Mar, 2017

Barreiros, P., Haddad Jr., V. & Barreiros, J.P. (2017) Description of an eye barotrauma in scuba diving with clinical discussion. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine5(3), 126-128. DOI:10.12980/jclm.5.2017J6-264.

Summary:

In this paper we report and discuss a scuba diving accident caused by compression of the mask at a depth of 9.1 m resulting in conjunctiva haemorrhage of both eyes in a 21-year-old male. After five weeks and benefiting from immediate post-accident medical attention and medication followed by ophthalmologic examinations the patient recovered with no chronic effects neither in vision nor in the eyes.


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